7 and 7 on Saturday, April 21, 2018

Hey everybody, it’s Saturday morning, and you all know what that means.  It’s time for another recap of the best of the blogs associated with my personal blogroll and my previous writing associations. So let’s get started, shall we? First off, let’s see if I can find seven blogs from the Albany Times Union that…

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7 and 7 on Saturday, April 7, 2018

It’s time for the Saturday recap of blogs from my fellow writers, observers and conceptualists.  There’s a  big word.  Conceptualists.  That should at least get a quadruple word score in Scrabble. As always, let’s start our Saturday morning recap by pulling some blogs from the Times Union’s community blogging team, shall we? Rob Hoffman’s “Hoffman…

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Holiday decorating in two minutes or less.

At some point later this morning – possibly after I finish writing my blog – I’ll add some holiday decorations to my apartment in the Town and Village. I’ll hang the plastic holiday wreath I bought a couple of years ago on my front door. I’ll place the small illuminated ceramic Christmas tree on a…

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The Big E-Durham Road Trip, 2017 Edition

This is a great way to wrap up Competition Season 2017. Two of my pictures, Stone Saltwater Surf and Seagulls and Step and Pivot, are at the Big E’s Photo Salon at the Eastern States Exhibition.  Those two pictures, along with What the Grasshopper Saw and The Cumulo-Nimbus Eclipse, are also appearing at the Durham…

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Another test of my IRIX lens

Of late, I’ve really enjoyed my new Irix 15mm f/2.4 super-ultrawide rectilinear camera lens.   I used it last month to capture my Stone, Saltwater, Surf and Seagulls picture, which is already aimed for Competition Season 2017. But one picture does not a lens purchase make.  I need to see what else this lens can create.…

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